Chapter 9. Europe

Europe

Figure 9-1. Europe

EMEA, an acronym that stands for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa and comically simplifies a vast region long categorized in this manner for the sake of business, is the focus of this chapter and the next. The EMEA areas—covered here in the order they appear in the acronym—comprise a landmass whose cultures have been inexorably linked for centuries. Trade, conquest, and colonization have pervaded all three territories, and as we travel we will discover that vestiges of history still play a role in how global corporate security is practiced. Do not forget that even the term security “arch”itecture traces its ...

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